Harold Triggs Sr. was born on May 13, 1925 to Starling Triggs and Tennessee Wright Triggs in Cane Creek, Oklahoma. He was one of eleven children born to this union. His parents and his siblings preceded him in death and was the last remaining of the clan. Harold later moved to Boynton and he was the oldest person living resident from Boynton at the ripe young age of 98.
He was married to Annie Mae Brown – Triggs the love of his life for forty years until her death. Harold was preceded in death by his lovely wife Annie Mae, and five sons, Sanford, Eugene, Leon, Gery and Calvin. He leaves to mourn nine chuildren six girls, Patricia, Rita (Lesley), Annaretta (Jimmy), Bridgette, Rhoda, Yvette (Marcus) and Gwen granddaughter/daughter. He has 2 sons, Harold, Jr. (Annie Mae) and Donald Earl Sr. (Sam); 19 grandchildren, 21 great-great grandchildren and 2 great-great-great grandchildren: with a host of nieces, nephews and relatives.
Harold worked for Manhattan Construction Company and Plankington Packing Company in Kansas City, Kansas. Harold was an efficient Gardener which he enjoyed and took great pride in the finished crop. He was also a master at barbecuing for family functions until he tutored Donald Earl then he passed the torch to him; His hobbies included making Chow Chow, fishing, and carpeting let’s just say he was a jack of all trades.
He was referred to as Pop’s by lot of the young people in the Boynton community. He liked sitting on his porch talking to them. His favorite thing to do was to have his babies around him that is what he called us no matter how old we were. We will truly miss our Daddy and the patriarch of the family. Rest in Peace. We all love you Job well done.
Visitation for Mr. Triggs will be held on Friday, October 20, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., at Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 21, 1:00 p.m. at Wheatley Community Center followed by burial at Cane Creek Cemetery in Boynton, Oklahoma.